- Buitendienst Medewerker - België
- Assistant Grower Manager Tomato & Capsicums - Malaysia Highlands
- Assistant Grower Manager Lettuce & Herbs - Malaysia Highlands
- Team Leader - Quarantine Greenhouse - Netherlands/German border area
- Trainee Production Management - starting location Ethiopia
- Сhief technologist, Tula region - Russia
- Сhief technology officer, Tula region - Russia
- Controller Technician / Electrician - Horticulture, Australia
- International Editor – Netherlands
- Farming Manager – Atherton Tablelands, Australia
Top 5 -yesterday
- More sustainable packaging for Rockit mini-apple
- Chile: US retail begins to demand blockchain technology
- UK: Short supply creates "incredible" demand for sweet potatoes
- "The Paris basin is experiencing significant problems in terms of supply and quality"
- Improved weather conditions for Mexico blackberry season
Top 5 -last week
Top 5 -last month
Health benefits of the African star apple
1. It has a high vitamin C content
As many people know, the benefits of vitamin C include protection against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, prenatal health problems, eye disease and even ageing of the skin. The Agbalumo is a wonderful source of vitamin C, with 25 mg of vitamin C per 100 gram of fruit.
2. It is a natural remedy
Agbalumo is a natural remedy for toothache, constipation, sore throat, mouth gum disease and much more. Herbal practitioners are also known to use the bark of the tree to treat yellow fever and malaria, while the leaves are useful for treating wounds, stomach ache, and diarrhea.
3. It is a natural anti-oxidant
Antioxidants are substances that remove potentially damaging oxidizing agents in a living organism. It can also be said those substances help protect our cells against the effects of free radicals.
4. It helps you lose weight
As funny as this may sound, it is what it is: Agbalumo can be very useful when it comes to weight reduction. One serving of Agbalumo contains just 67 calories; this makes it a good choice for people with weight issues as they get fewer calories in the process of consuming it.
5. It is good for pregnant women
It is not a coincidence that Agbalumo is liked by some pregnant women. As a matter of fact, the acidic taste of Agbalumo help prevents the urge to vomit when experiencing morning sickness.
Publication date :
Receive the daily newsletter in your email for free | Click here
Other news in this sector:
- 2018-12-06 Portuguese research into blueberry leaves affecting MS
- 2018-12-05 Antidepressant effects of food: Study discovers which foods help fight depression
- 2018-12-05 Fruit compound may strengthen abilities of stems cells in ALS patients
- 2018-12-05 'Guava against hypertension'
- 2018-12-04 Nipah virus season: Indian government issues alert
- 2018-12-04 Tropical fruit may help bipolar patients
- 2018-11-30 The colour of healthy fruits and vegetables
- 2018-11-30 Cutting onions without shedding a tear
- 2018-11-29 Anthocyanin: Purple pigment fights disease
- 2018-11-28 Iron deficiency: Tips and food stuffs that will increase haemoglobin levels
- 2018-11-26 On the importance of antioxidants
- 2018-11-26 "Vegetables as medicine - a healthy development"
- 2018-11-23 “Pomegranate works against chronic inflammation”
- 2018-11-23 Lychee: ‘Dangerous’ fruit with amazing health benefits
- 2018-11-22 Orange juice, leafy greens & berries tied to decreased memory loss
- 2018-11-22 Singapore: Fruit and vegetable consumption improving
- 2018-11-21 Florida F&V Association urges FDA to find source of romaine lettuce outbreak swiftly
- 2018-11-16 ‘Regular vegetable intake keeps heart healthy’
- 2018-11-16 Nutritionists point at amazing property of avocado
- 2018-11-16 New technology takes 87% of sugars out of fruit juice